Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Canaccord Genuity 0% 100% 0% 100.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 0% 67% 0% 66.7%
JP Morgan Cazenove 17% 38% 8% 62.5%
Jefferies Interna... 15% 31% 15% 61.6%
Deutsche Bank 21% 21% 14% 57.1%
Barclays Capital 15% 21% 21% 56.4%
Credit Suisse 5% 26% 21% 52.7%
RBC Capital Markets 0% 29% 24% 52.4%
Peel Hunt 23% 23% 5% 49.9%
Societe Generale 0% 50% 0% 50.0%
Panmure Gordon 0% 50% 0% 50.0%
UBS 4% 14% 29% 46.5%
Bank of America M... 0% 33% 11% 44.4%
Goldman Sachs 13% 17% 8% 37.5%
Berenberg 6% 6% 24% 35.3%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Peel Hunt 22.73%
Deutsche Bank 21.43%
JP Morgan Cazenove 16.67%
Liberum Capital 15.38%
Barclays Capital 15.38%
Jefferies International 15.38%
Goldman Sachs 12.50%
HSBC 7.69%
Berenberg 5.88%
Credit Suisse 5.26%
UBS 3.57%
Numis 0.00%
Bernstein 0.00%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 0.00%
DZ Bank 0.00%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Citigroup 100.00%
Liberum Capital 84.62%
HSBC 69.23%
DZ Bank 66.67%
Morgan Stanley 66.67%
Berenberg 64.71%
Shore Capital 58.82%
Goldman Sachs 58.33%
UBS 53.57%
Kepler Cheuvreux 50.00%
Societe Generale 50.00%
Peel Hunt 50.00%
Credit Suisse 47.37%
Barclays Capital 43.59%
Deutsche Bank 42.86%